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Polar Tank Trailer Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on Tank Trailer vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2006-04-05 due to a problem with the wheels. Since 1998, Tank Trailer's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Polar Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Polar Tank Trailer vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Polar Tank Trailer

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2006-04-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-04-05)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE ALUMINUM WHEELS, THE WHEELS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED AND MAY EXPERIENCE PREMATURE CRACKING ON THE DISC FACE THAT COULD RESULT IN FAILURE.
Hazard: SHOULD THE WHEEL FAIL WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN USE, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: ACCURIDE IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN AND REPLACE THE WHEELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 25, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ACCURIDE AT 1-800-869-2275 OR POLAR AT 1-800-826-6589.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V102000
   
2000-02-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-17)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TANK TRUCKS AND TRAILERS USING EMCO WHEATON EMERGENCY DISCHARGE VALVES. THE SHEAR GROOVE IS TOO CLOSE TO THE SEAL FACE OF THE VALVE. IN CERTAIN SIDE IMPACT COLLISIONS, THE MATERIAL AROUND THE VALVE SEAT CAN TEAR.
Hazard: THIS CAN RESULT IN THE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE TANK TRUCK, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy: EMCO WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED VALVES WITH ANOTHER VALVE THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN THE DESIGN DEFECT.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT EMCO WHEATON AT 1-877-880-6532 OR POLAR AT 1-800-826-6589. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V188002
   
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